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Opinion | Tranexamic acid for safer surgery: the time is now.

7 Sep, 2022 | 12:37h | UTC

Tranexamic acid for safer surgery: the time is now – British Journal of Surgery

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#ACC22 – RCT: Tranexamic acid reduces the risk of bleeding in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery.

Update on applications and limitations of perioperative tranexamic acid.

RCT | Effect of high- vs. low-dose tranexamic acid infusion on need for red blood cell transfusion and adverse events in patients undergoing cardiac surgery.

Safety of tranexamic acid in hip and knee arthroplasty in high-risk patients – this large observational study did not show an increased risk for venous thromboembolism, myocardial infarction, seizures, ischemic strokes, or transient ischemic attacks, irrespective of patient high-risk status at baseline

M-A: Intravenous tranexamic acid in surgical patients is not associated with increased risk of thromboembolic events and mortality

 


JCS 2022 Guideline on management and re-interventional therapy in patients with congenital heart disease in the long-term after the initial repair.

2 Sep, 2022 | 13:10h | UTC

JCS 2022 Guideline on Management and Re-Interventional Therapy in Patients With Congenital Heart Disease Long-Term After Initial Repair – Circulation Journal

 


Review | Invasive and noninvasive cardiovascular monitoring options for cardiac surgery.

30 Aug, 2022 | 12:03h | UTC

Invasive and noninvasive cardiovascular monitoring options for cardiac surgery – JTCVS Open

 


Consensus statement on the management of preoperative anemia and iron deficiency in adult cardiac surgery patients.

19 Aug, 2022 | 16:10h | UTC

Perioperative Quality Initiative and Enhanced Recovery After Surgery-Cardiac Society Consensus Statement on the Management of Preoperative Anemia and Iron Deficiency in Adult Cardiac Surgery Patients – Anesthesia & Analgesia

 


M-A | Association of dual antiplatelet therapy with ticagrelor with vein graft failure after coronary artery bypass graft surgery.

10 Aug, 2022 | 15:32h | UTC

Association of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy With Ticagrelor With Vein Graft Failure After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Balancing the Risks and Benefits of Antiplatelet Therapy After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Author Interview: Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery in 2022 – JAMA

News Release: Two-medication strategy offers both benefit and risk after coronary artery bypass surgery – Weill Cornell Medicine

 


M-A | The outcome of post-cardiotomy extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in neonates and pediatric patients.

4 Aug, 2022 | 13:48h | UTC

The Outcome of Post-cardiotomy Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Neonates and Pediatric Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Frontiers in Pediatrics

 


M-A | Perioperative care bundles for the prevention of surgical-site infections.

2 Aug, 2022 | 12:30h | UTC

Perioperative care bundles for the prevention of surgical-site infections: meta-analysis – British Journal of Surgery

 


RCT | In patients at risk for antithrombin deficiency after cardiac surgery, preoperative antithrombin supplementation did not result in better outcomes.

2 Aug, 2022 | 11:39h | UTC

A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Preoperative Antithrombin Supplementation in Patients at Risk for Antithrombin Deficiency After Cardiac Surgery – Anesthesia & Analgesia (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


M-A | Negative-pressure wound therapy for prevention of sternal wound infection after adult cardiac surgery.

28 Jul, 2022 | 13:03h | UTC

Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy for Prevention of Sternal Wound Infection after Adult Cardiac Surgery: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Journal of Clinical Medicine

 


RCT | Effect of high- vs. low-dose tranexamic acid infusion on need for red blood cell transfusion and adverse events in patients undergoing cardiac surgery.

27 Jul, 2022 | 12:21h | UTC

Effect of High- vs Low-Dose Tranexamic Acid Infusion on Need for Red Blood Cell Transfusion and Adverse Events in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery: The OPTIMAL Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT | External support for saphenous vein grafts in coronary artery bypass surgery.

26 Jul, 2022 | 11:44h | UTC

External Support for Saphenous Vein Grafts in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Cardiology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: In CABG patients, external graft support devices fail to prolong patency of saphenous vein graft: JAMA – Medical Dialogues

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT | In patients undergoing cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass, using a 4% albumin solution for volume expansion did not reduce adverse events compared to ringer acetate.

21 Jul, 2022 | 13:32h | UTC

Effect of 4% Albumin Solution vs Ringer Acetate on Major Adverse Events in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery With Cardiopulmonary Bypass: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Albumin vs Crystalloid Fluid for Resuscitation in Cardiac Surgery: New Evidence and Arguments in the Timeless Debate – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Commentary: Trial does not support albumin as primer, volume replacement solution in CABG – Healio (free registration required)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review | Temporary mechanical circulatory support: devices, outcomes, and future directions.

14 Jul, 2022 | 12:23h | UTC

Temporary mechanical circulatory support: Devices, outcomes, and future directions – The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation

 


Cohort Study | Aneurysm growth, survival, and quality of life in untreated thoracic aortic aneurysms.

12 Jul, 2022 | 12:26h | UTC

Aneurysm growth, survival, and quality of life in untreated thoracic aortic aneurysms: the effective treatments for thoracic aortic aneurysms study – European Heart Journal

Commentary: Growth, Survival, Quality of Life in Untreated Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms – American College of Cardiology

 


Tricuspid regurgitation: recent advances in understanding pathophysiology, severity grading and outcome.

7 Jul, 2022 | 12:38h | UTC

Tricuspid regurgitation: recent advances in understanding pathophysiology, severity grading and outcome – European Heart Journal – Cardiovascular Imaging

 


Registry-based cohort study | Interventions in adults with repaired coarctation of the aorta.

7 Jul, 2022 | 12:29h | UTC

Interventions in Adults With Repaired Coarctation of the Aorta – Journal of the American Heart Association

 


M-A: Patent ductus arteriosus stent vs. surgical aortopulmonary shunt for initial palliation of cyanotic congenital heart disease with ductal‐dependent pulmonary blood flow.

30 Jun, 2022 | 11:00h | UTC

Patent Ductus Arteriosus Stent Versus Surgical Aortopulmonary Shunt for Initial Palliation of Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease with Ductal‐Dependent Pulmonary Blood Flow: A Systematic Review and Meta‐Analysis – Journal of the American Heart Association

 


RCT: Prothrombin complex concentrate vs. plasma for post–cardiopulmonary bypass coagulopathy and bleeding.

30 Jun, 2022 | 10:50h | UTC

Prothrombin Complex Concentrate vs Plasma for Post–Cardiopulmonary Bypass Coagulopathy and Bleeding: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: Effect of nitric oxide via cardiopulmonary bypass on ventilator-free days in young children undergoing congenital heart disease surgery.

28 Jun, 2022 | 10:55h | UTC

Effect of Nitric Oxide via Cardiopulmonary Bypass on Ventilator-Free Days in Young Children Undergoing Congenital Heart Disease Surgery: The NITRIC Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

News Release: Nitric oxide does not improve babies’ recovery after heart surgery – University of Zurich

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: Effectiveness and safety of early initiation of poststernotomy cardiac rehabilitation exercise training.

23 Jun, 2022 | 12:59h | UTC

Effectiveness and Safety of Early Initiation of Poststernotomy Cardiac Rehabilitation Exercise Training: The SCAR Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Cardiology (free for a limited period)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cardiac xenotransplantation: challenges, evolution, and advances.

20 Jun, 2022 | 00:58h | UTC

Cardiac Xenotransplantation: Challenges, Evolution, and Advances – JACC: Basic to Translational Science

News Release: New review paper proposes framework for advancing application of animal-to-human transplantation – American College of Cardiology

Commentary: Many Hurdles to Clear Before Cardiac Xenotransplantation Takes Off – TCTMD

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In 1st, US surgeons transplant pig heart into human patient – Associated Press

Results of Two Cases of Pig-to-Human Kidney Xenotransplantation – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Moving xenotransplantation research into human trials will require adjusting our expectations, researchers say – STAT

After a flurry of firsts, xenotransplantation is suddenly back in the spotlight – STAT

 


M-A: Acute or subacute, the optimal timing for uncomplicated Type B aortic dissection.

16 Jun, 2022 | 10:46h | UTC

Acute or Subacute, the Optimal Timing for Uncomplicated Type B Aortic Dissection: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Frontiers in Surgery

 


Isolated coarctation of the aorta: current concepts and perspectives.

14 Jun, 2022 | 10:49h | UTC

Isolated Coarctation of the Aorta: Current Concepts and Perspectives – Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine

 


Review: Anticoagulation management of post-cardiac surgery new-onset atrial fibrillation.

7 Jun, 2022 | 11:01h | UTC

Anticoagulation management of post-cardiac surgery new-onset atrial fibrillation – Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine

 


Exploratory RCT suggests Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance accurately diagnoses cardiac allograft rejection in the first year after transplantation.

6 Jun, 2022 | 10:56h | UTC

Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance for Rejection Surveillance After Cardiac Transplantation – Circulation

News Release: Virtual biopsy set to transform heart transplant care – Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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